Ryan Garcia vs Luke Campbell fight date: UK start time, latest odds, undercard and live stream details

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Ryan Garcia and Luke Campbell will go head-to-head to open up the new year in boxing.

The two lightweight stars were originally set to face off in December but that date had to be changed after Campbell tested positive for COVID-19.

Luke Campbell is set to take on Ryan Garcia on January 2


Luke Campbell is set to take on Ryan Garcia on January 2

Thankfully, ‘Cool Hand’ only had mild symptoms and he is now ready to face off against Garcia.

Campbell last fought in August 2019 when he lost to Vasyl Lomachenko at The O2 Arena in London.

He’ll want to bounce back from that loss but that won’t be easy against the unbeaten Garcia.

‘The Flash’ is 20 and 0 and beat Francisco Fonseca in February.

Garcia v Campbell: Date and time

This 12-round lightweight bout will take place on Saturday, January 2, 2021 and is being held at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

It will be for the vacant WBC interim lightweight title.

The ring walks are expected from 11pm on Saturday night UK time but that will depend on the undercard results.

Rene Alvarado will take on Roger Gutierrez for the WBA super-featherweight title before the main event.

Garcia v Campbell: TV channel and live stream

The fight will be shown on DAZN with coverage starting at 8pm.

DAZN can be viewed on smart TVs, game consoles, connected devices, mobile, tablets and computers.

The streaming service costs £1.99 per month to sign up and can be cancelled at any time.

The fight will be able to be streamed via the the DAZN app.

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Ryan Garcia is a top lightweight contender

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Ryan Garcia is a top lightweight contender

Garcia v Campbell: Undercard

  • MAIN EVENT: Ryan Garcia v Luke Campbell – for vacant WBC interim lightweight title
  • Rene Alvarado v Roger Gutierrez – for WBA super-featherweight title
  • Felix Alvarado v DeeJay Kriel – for IBF flyweight title
  • Franchon Crews Dezurn v Ashleigh Curry
  • Sean Garcia v Rene Marquez

Garcia v Campbell: What has been said?

Luke Campbell said: “I’ve got to go in there not making any mistakes and being the best I can be.

“I believe me being the best I can be will beat anyone in the lightweight division.

“I’m coming into my prime now, and everything that’s happened in the past has all been a learning experience to get me where I am today, to perform the way I will perform on January 2nd.

“I believe I’m going to win this fight, 100 percent, he’s getting knocked out.”

Luke Campbell lost to Vasyl Lomachenko last time out

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Luke Campbell lost to Vasyl Lomachenko last time out

Garcia v Campbell: Latest odds

  • Ryan Garcia: 4/11
  • Luke Campbell: 9/4
  • Draw: 18/1

Garcia v Campbell: Tale of the tape

Ryan Garcia – Luke Campbell

Nationality: American – British

Age: 22 – 33

Height: 5ft 10 – 5ft 9

Stance: Orthodox – Southpaw

Reach: 70in – 71in

Record: 20/0/0 – 20/3/0

KOs: 17 – 16

Rounds: 60 – 142

Debut: 9/6/2016 – 13/7/2013

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